Chief Charlie Beck.In his announcement this week that he would put 130 officers back on regular patrols, Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck failed to emphasize that the move would break up an effective, mobile, crime-saturation unit that has been used to target gangs and problem areas in t ... More >>
Reading the L.A. Times this morning, we stumbled upon Hector Tobar's breathless column about Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's supposed anti-gang program called "Summer Night Lights."L.A. Times columnist Hector TobarTobar visits Ramon Garcia Park in Boyle Heights, one of 16 parks in Los Angeles where ... More >>
Except the chief is manipulating numbers and acting like a politician
Angry candidates ask: How can Bratton and Villaraigosa claim L.A. is as safe as 1956?